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DEVINE FOOT TOUCH OF LORD JESUS
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Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Biblical Holy Land
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By Editor Dr. Rajan Mathew

[ As many Geographical Maps are used in this Article, it is advisable to read the Article in PC/Laptop than Mobile Devices. All the Maps in the Article are not to scale, only indicative and no politcal significance]

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{InkvXphn\v GItZiw 622 hjw apv Pohnncp sbsltkvI {]hmNI apJmncw ssZhw AcpfnsbvXp: "btlmhbmb Imhp C{]Imcw Acpfnspp: CXp sbcpitew BIpp; Rm AXns\ PmXnIfpsS aty shncnpp; AXn\p Nppw cmPy Dp.' (sbsltkvI 5:5) Cwojv hymJym\w Aw IqSn hyX hcpppv. "Thus says the Lord GOD, This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands around her". (Ezekiel 5:5)

C{kmtbens s]mXp m\w ]cntim[nm Gjy, bqtdmv, B{^n Fo aqv `qJާfpsS IcmeambnmWv ( Hub ) \ne sImpXv.

Biblical Israel Hub of Asia, Europe and Africa

Fertile Crescent:
thZnse hnip \mSmb C{ktbens\ IqSpX ASpdnbpXn\p apv saskmsmtanbtbmSp tNp ]pcmX\ Near East `q{]tZisf Ipdnv Aw AdntbXpv. ]pcmX\Imes Cu `qhn`mKfpsS Iq"v {]tZis Fertile Crescent (^e`qbnjvTamb N{e) FmWv AdnbsncpXv. N{ebpsS BIrXnbnep Cu `q`mKn B[p\nI K^v cmPy, kndnb, Xpn, C{kmtb Chsbmw DsSpp. ]pXpXmbn hfnb kkysf hnfIfmbn hfpXn\mbn BfpI {]IrXnZ kkysf \ow sNpXn\pw ]cnjvIcnpXn\pap {]{Inb Bcw`ntXmsS KmlnI IrjnIfn ]ptcmKa\w t\Snb BZys {]tZiamWv Fertile Crescent. Fp hnizknsSpp. saskmsmmabnse kpa t]msebp BZyIme a\pjy \mKcnIXI AXns ^eambn cq]sp. hSs B{^npw bptdjybvpw CSbnep Hcp ]mew F \nebn Cu {]tZiw `qanimkv{X]cambn hfsc {]m[m\yapXmWv.

Fertile Crescent

Fertile Crescent {]tZiw t]jy DġSen \nv hSv ssS{Kokv, bq{^okv \ZoXSfneqtSbpw XpSv Ing saUntd\nb kap{Zns XoctZineqsSbpw hym]npp. Irjn DmZ\n\v \ZnIfn \ntm agbn \ntm Bhiyn\v shw e`np \mSmWnXv. Fertile Crescent cp hyXykvX `q`mK DsmpXmWv.

  1. Mesopotamian Region:
    bq{^okn\pw ssS{Kokn\pw CSbnep `q{]tZiamWv CXv. kndnb, _m_ntemWnb km{amPyfpsS tI{ambncpp.
  2. Levant:
    Ing saUntd\nb ISXocamWv Levant. Cu hmns Aw Db {]tZiw FmWv. IppIfpw XmgvhcIfpw ]oT`qanIfpw ]Xfpw ChbpsS khntijXbmWv. A{_lmans Imev I\m Fp hnfnncp C{kmtb sXp Levant s `mKamWv.

Two Parts of Fertile Crescent

saskmsmmabn \nv I\m\ntep A{_lmans IpSntbw Fertile Crescent Hcw apX as Aw hsc ASbmfsSppp. hnizmknIfpsS ]nXmhpw At\I PmXnIfpsS ]nXmhpamb A{_lmapw Ahs ]nXmhmb tXclpw BImihpw `qanbpw krjvSn kXy ssZhs Bcm[nphp. krjvSmhns m\v krjvSnsb `Pn hn{Klmcm[\bvp Ip{]knamb saskmsmmabnse IZbcpsS Ducn\npw AhnSs P\fn \npw ASnsbSpv hmKvZ tZiamb ^e`qbnjvTamb sehns lrZbambncp, ]mepw tX\pw HgpIp I\m\ntev B\bnp.

Journey Path of the Abraham from Ur to Canaan

btlmhbpw A{_mapw Xnep DSSn {]Imcw hmKvZ\mSn hym]vXn CuPn]vXnse ss\ \Zn apX saskmsmtanbbnse bq{^okv \Zn hsc Bbncpp. "Ap btlmh A{_mant\mSp Hcp \nbaw sNbvXp: \nsd kXnp Rm an{kbow \Zn XpSn {^mv\Znbmb alm\Zn hscbpff Cu tZis,..... Xncnpp Fp AcpfnsbvXp' (Dn 15:18) Fm ]gb\nba Imev tPmm \Znpw saUntd\nb ISen\pw CSbnep I\m tZisamWv BZyw C{kmtbens\ hnfnncpXv. I\m tZiw XmcXtay\ sNdpXmbncpp. ]noSv tbmiphbpsS t\XrXzn C{kmtbey I\m \mSv IogSn C{kmtbense ]{v tKm{Xġmbn hoXnp \Inbtm samw hnkvXow Ingv kndnbbn \nv 12000 NXpc{i ssa, ]Snmdv saUntd\mb IS, hSv sltam ]Xw apX sXv Atd_y acp`qan hsc Bbncpp. ZmhoZv cmPmhns Imev tZiw hopw hn]peoIcnsp.

Division of Land to Twelve Tribes of Israel

"Zm apX t_ti_m hsc' FXv, ln{_p ss__nfn C{ktb tKm{XfpsS IpSntb {]tZisf ]cmainm D]tbmKnnp Hcp ]Z{]tbmKw BWv. "ZmapX t_ti_mhsc Dff bn{kmtbsemsbpw iaqth btlmhbpsS hnizkvX{]hmNI Fp {Klnp.' (1 iapth 3:20) "itemtamsd Imesmsbpw sblqZbpw bn{kmtbepw ZmapX t_ti_hscbpw Hmtcmcp Xmmsd apncnhffnbpsS Iognepw Anhrnsd Iognepw \n`bw hknp.' (1 cmPmm 4:25) Cs\ H]Xp {]mhiyw Cu Phrase ss__nfn ]cmainpv. sltam ]Xn\Spp, thZnse bn{kmtb cmPyns hSt Ap \Kcambncpp Zm. ]gb\nbaImes Ghpw sXp `mKmWv t_ti_. tamdnb aebn Dt]ns bnkvlmns bmKn\ptijw A{_mlmw _meymcpsS ASp aSnhp; Ah Hnp ]pdsp t_ti_bntep t]mp; A{_mlmw t_ti_bn ]mp. (Dn 22:19)

]pWy`qambmb bn{ktbepw CybpsS sXs As sNdnb kvtmb tIcfhpw Xn `qanimkv{X]camb LS\bn hfsc kmayapv. cpw hSp apX sXp hsc \opw Ingp apX ]Snmdp hsc saenpw D `q{]IrXnbmWpXv. cn\pw ]Snmsd Ambn \o ISocapv. bn{ktbens ]Snmdmbn saUntd\nb kap{Zhpw tIcfns ]Snmdmbn Atd_y kap{ZhpamWpXv. thZnse bn{kmtbens AXncpI ImemImefn hyXykvXambncpp. tkmfa cmPmhn\ptijw hS bn{kmtb sX blpZy, Cs\ cmbn hn`Pn tijap bn{kmtbens hnkvXrXn tIcfns hnkvXrXntbm Ipdhmbncpp. tIcfns hnkvXow 15005 NXpc{i ssa (38863 NXpc{i Intemao) BWv. AtXkabw {]kvXpX kabs bn{kmtbens hnkvXow 12000 NXpc{i ssa (27869 NXpc{i Intemao) Ipdhmbncpp. tIcf kwm\ns \ofw 360 ssa (580 Intemao) BsWn hnip \mSns \ofw 300 ssaen Xmsg Bbncpp. [Ref: Britanica and Wikipedia]

Geographical comparison between Kerala and Israel in the Bible

Chapter 2 - Mountains in the Biblical Holy Land

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